Tag Archives: 2012-2013

Playing With Food
2012 Oct 2

Come join us on Tuesday October 2nd at 6:30pm for “Playing With Your Food” at Metrovino (located at 722 11th Ave SW). This is a primer class on food and wine pairing. The goal of the class is to demonstrate the chemical reactions that are the building blocks of wine pairing. There will be four [...]

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Spanish Gran Reservas
2012 Oct 30

The Guardians of the Traditional Rioja Style As a result of a number of requests from our members for tastings that are “different” or “interesting”, we have accumulated a complete flight of Rioja Gran Reservas with vintages dating from 1988 to 2001. Only the venerable iconic Bodegas of Rioja have the history and the raw [...]

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Champagne Brunch
2012 Dec 2

GRAND CRU CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH CHAMPAGNE DEVAUX RIVER CAFE 11.00 am Sunday, December 2, 2012 members (AND 1st Guest): $130.00 non-members: $150.00 non-drinker: $85.00 Email your reservation to events@grandcrucalgary.ca or phone: 403-243-9982 THEN send cheques payable to the Grand Cru Society to: Llyn Strelau 1643 Altadore Avenue SW Calgary, AB, T2T 2P8 Please join us at [...]

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Red Burgundy Tasting
2013 Jan 15

Take a trip around the Cote de Nuits with the Grand Cru Society on January 15, 2013 at the Ranchmen’s Club We will taste the following wines: 2002 Drouhin-Laroze Chapelle-Chambertin 2002 Domaine Arlaud Charmes-Chambertin 2003 Domaine Arlaud Charmes-Chambertin 2002 Domaine des Perdrix Echezeaux 2003 Domaine Arlaud Morey St. Denis Aux Cheseaux 2002 Domaine des Perdrix [...]

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Game and Wine Dinner
2013 Feb 28

A Walk On The Wild Side: Grand Cru Dinner Reception: 2011 Dandelion Vineyards, Wishing Clock of the Adelaide Hills, Sauvignon Blanc, McLaren Vale, S.A. Escolar Brandade Soup with Tobiko Flying Fish Caviar and Wakame Seaweed Salad – accompanied by NV Fernando de Castilla, Classic Fino Sherry, Jerez, Spain Duo of Duck Pate with Seville Orange [...]

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AGM
2013 Apr 9

Our annual meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 9th at the Collins Barrow board room, Suite 1400, 777 – 8th Ave SW at 5:30pm. Proceed to the 14th floor and then dial the Collins Barrow board room buzzer to get admittance to the Grand Cru Society meeting. NOTE – ADMITTANCE AFTER 6PM WILL NOT [...]

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Domaine de Marcoux Vertical
2013 Apr 15

Monday April 15 at 6:30pm  SOLD OUT event for a great Domaine de Marcoux Chateauneuf-du-Pape vertical at Metrovino (located at 722 11th Ave SW). Domaine de Marcoux was established in Chateauneuf-du-Pape even before the Pope arrived- (the village was called “Chateauneuf Calcernier”). The owners,  the Armenier family, is today found well situated in the appellation.  This [...]

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Chardonnay
2013 May 14

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“I Vini dell’estate Italiana” at RundleWood
SUNDAY August 4, 2013

I Vini dell’estate Italiana (the Summer Wines of Italy) Sunday, August 4, 2013, 2:00 pm Rundle Wood Gardens 1643 Altadore Avenue SW (Corner of 16th Street and 46th Avenue SW) $65.00 for Grand Cru Members and 1st guest $75.00 for non-members and additional guests $35.00 for non-drinkers To reserve your spot (event is limited to [...]

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